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Procedures for Arts Endowment Guidance Documents
Document Number: 2020-18459
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
This interim final rule sets procedures for the Arts Endowment relating to the issuance of guidance documents.
Civil Penalties Adjustment for 2018
Document Number: 2018-00537
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-16
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is adjusting the maximum civil monetary penalties (CMPs) that may be imposed for violations of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act (PFCRA) and the NEA's Restrictions on Lobbying to reflect the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act). The 2015 Act further amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (the Inflation Adjustment Act) to improve the effectiveness of civil monetary penalties and to maintain their deterrent effect. This final rule provides the 2018 annual inflation adjustments to the initial ``catch-up'' adjustments made on June 15, 2017.
Federal Civil Penalties Adjustments
Document Number: 2017-26733
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-12
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is adjusting the maximum civil monetary penalties that may be imposed for violations of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act (PFCRA) and the NEA's Restrictions on Lobbying to reflect the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act). The 2015 Act further amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (the Inflation Adjustment Act) to improve the effectiveness of civil monetary penalties and to maintain their deterrent effect. This final rule finalizes the catch-up inflation adjustment interim final rule required by the Inflation Adjustment Act.
Implementing the Federal Civil Penalties Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015
Document Number: 2017-12071
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is adjusting the maximum civil monetary penalties that may be imposed for violations of the Program Fraud and Civil Remedies Act (PFCRA) and the NEA's Restrictions on Lobbying to reflect the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act). The 2015 Act further amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (the Inflation Adjustment Act) to improve the effectiveness of civil monetary penalties and to maintain their deterrent effect.
Implementing the Freedom of Information Act
Document Number: 2017-11459
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-09
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
This proposed rule would amend the National Endowment for the Arts' (NEA) regulations implementing the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The NEA proposes these amendments to update the NEA's current FOIA regulation. This proposed rule updates the NEA's regulations to reflect statutory changes to FOIA, current NEA organizational structure, and current NEA policies and practices with respect to FOIA. Finally, the rule uses current cost figures in calculating and charging fees.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: General Clearance for Guidelines, Applications, and Reporting Forms
Document Number: 2015-12451
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-22
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Continuance for General Clearance for Guidelines, Applications and Reporting Forms
Document Number: 2015-02390
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-06
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments on IMLS program guidelines and reporting requirements. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Implementing the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act
Document Number: 2014-26507
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-12
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) implements the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 (PFCRA). Any person who makes, submits, or presents a false, fictitious, or fraudulent claim or written statement to the agency causing such fraudulent actions to occur is subject to civil penalties and assessments. The regulations authorizes the NEA to impose civil penalties and assessments through administrative adjudication. The regulations also establish the procedures the NEA will follow in implementing the provisions of the PFCRA and specifies the hearing and appeal rights of persons subject to penalties and assessments under the PFCRA.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: General Clearance for Guidelines, Applications, and Reporting Forms
Document Number: 2012-17169
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-13
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call 202-653-4614. This review helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Continuance for General Clearance for Guidelines, Applications and Reporting Forms
Document Number: 2012-11264
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-10
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments on IMLS program guidelines and reporting requirements. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: General Clearance for Guidelines, Applications, and Reporting Forms
Document Number: 2010-16753
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-09
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This review helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information collection request, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Continuance for General Clearance for Guidelines, Applications, and Reporting Forms
Document Number: 2010-9961
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is currently soliciting comments on IMLS program guidelines and reporting requirements.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Implementation of OMB Guidance on Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension
Document Number: E8-18207
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-11
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) implements Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance on nonprocurement suspension and debarment, issued on August 31, 2005 [70 FR 51863], by adopting the guidelines in a new part in title 2 of the CFR, the Government-wide title recently established for OMB guidance on grants and agreements, and removing 45 CFR part 1185, the part containing the IMLS implementation of the government-wide common rule on nonprocurement debarment and suspension. This regulatory action would make no substantive change in IMLS policy or procedures for nonprocurement debarment and suspension.
The Impact of Free Access to Public Access Computers and the Internet at Public Libraries Study, Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E8-17983
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this proposed form, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Associate Deputy Director for Research and Statistics, Carlos Manjarrez at (202) 653-4671. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 653-4614. This study is to examine the use of public access computers in public libraries; undertake an analysis of the impact on individuals, families, and communities of the provision of public access computers and access to the Internet in public libraries; and identify and disseminate indicators of impact within communities for public libraries to use for future assessments.
Institute of Museum and Library Services; Notice: Proposed Information Collection, Submission for OMB Review, Study of IMLS Funded Digital Collections and Content
Document Number: E8-6452
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-28
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of this proposed information collection, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the addressee section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Assessing Trends and Results of the Laura Bush 21st-Century Librarians Grant Program 2003-2008
Document Number: E7-21706
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-06
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44.U.S.C. 3508(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is soliciting comments on a proposed study to assess the effectiveness of various methods used to distribute funds to the nation's museums.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Assessing the Effectiveness of Various Methods Used To Distribute Funds to U.S. Museums
Document Number: E7-10829
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-06
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3508(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is soliciting comments on a proposed study to assess the effectiveness of various methods used to distribute funds to the nation's museums.
Institute of Museum and Library Services; Submission to OMB for Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: User Satisfaction With Access to Government Information and Services at Public Libraries and Public Access Computing Centers
Document Number: E7-4819
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-16
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently the Institute of Museum and Library Services is soliciting comments concerning a research study to assess user satisfaction with access to government information and services at public libraries and public access computing centers. Dates: Comments must be received by April 16, 2007. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
General Clearance for Guidelines, Applications, and Reporting Forms
Document Number: E6-18551
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-03
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3508(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is currently soliciting comments on IMLS program guidelines and reporting requirements.
Museums and Libraries Engaging America's Youth: Study of IMLS Funded Grants, Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: 06-3056
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-30
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this proposed form, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Director of Research and Technology, Rebecca Danvers at (202) 652-4680. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 606-8636. This study is to undertake an analysis of programs that provided services to youth at museums, libraries, schools, and universities and which were funded by IMLS between 1998 and 2003 in order to identify trends of museum and library services in this area; examine the impact and effectiveness of such programs; and identify and disseminate information on the best practices of such programs.